Average Patient Access Director Salary

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The average salary for a Patient Access Director is $84,433.
MEDIAN $84,433
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$55k - $118k
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$0 - $8k
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$53k - $120k

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Job Description for Patient Access Director

Patient Access Director Tasks
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Directs the patient access staff to ensure services are in compliance with professional, state and federal standards.
  • Oversee staff operations in insurance verification, registration and admitting.
  • Develop, audit and monitor patient access processes, procedures and reporting to ensure timeliness, accuracy and compliance.

Popular Employer Salaries for Patient Access Director

The top respondents for the job title Patient Access Director are from the companies Conifer Health Solutions, Parallon Business Solutions and Cerner Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Cerner Corporation where the average pay is $98,300. Parallon Business Solutions pays the lowest at around $88,990.

Career Paths

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Patient Access Director
Patient Access Manager
Revenue Cycle Manager
Practice Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Patient Access Director

Skills in Operations Management, Leadership, Process Improvement, People Management and Call Center Operations are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Patient Access Director

An early career Patient Access Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,511 based on 56 salaries. A mid-career Patient Access Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,464 based on 92 salaries. An experienced Patient Access Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,821 based on 172 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,224.
Employees with Patient Access Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 30.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (28.5% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (24.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Glassboro, New Jersey (38.4% less), Chicago, Illinois (3.7% less) and Austin, Texas (0.1% less).

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